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MacDonald – Eliza Heath 1838-1920

Her father Alexander MacDonald was a doctor/medical missionary. Her mother was the daughter of a Congregational minister in Norfolk who had 8 children – 6 girls and 2 boys. Five of the girls ended up in NZ, having married missionaries who promptly went out to spread the Word. Alexander went to Samoa with 5 other missionaries (one of whom was Dr Thomas Heath (1797-1848)). His three children- Robert, Eliza and Thomas – were all born in Samoa. […]